College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

sustainable agriculture

IAA at Women in Ag Conference 2016
It’s no secret that men have historically dominated agriculture in the United States and Maryland, but there has been an overall upward trend in the number of women-operated farms for over three...
Lillian Kahl, an IAA Sustainable Agriculture major, is helping build the food supply at the university’s Campus Pantry with thousands of canned goods. But first, she’s using those cans to help build...
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What do you see when you picture a Farmers Market? There’s far more that goes into creating and managing a successful farmers market than most people realize, as Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA...
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Emmett Brew - Future Dairy Cattle Farmer Emmett Brew, a true lover of dairy farming and a gentleman with a bright future, spent his summer experiencing a one-of-a-kind opportunity that many would...
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Lindsay Barranco - Helping Newbies with Their Hives After hearing of colony collapse disorder nine years ago, Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) student Lindsay Barranco signed up for a beginning...
When the ground is frozen, many people might imagine that those who work in the agriculture industry have little to do. Tools are cleaned and put away, jackets hung by the wood stove. We hope to rest...
February 10: Challenges and Opportunities for Beginning Farmers Hannah Shear, Beginning Farmer Success, University of Maryland Extension February 17: Movie Screening: Symphony of the Soil February 24...
Working the land is symbolic of American history. It’s pure Americana. But the complexities of running an iconic business today means infusing biotechnology, principles of ecology, and savvy business...
Is it a carrot? Is it broccoli? Is it a coconut? That looks like a palm tree… These are a few of the many questions and comments our Sustainable Agriculture instructor, Meredith Epstein, heard on...
Thirteen students took a break during exam week to join IAA faculty members Meredith Epstein (Sustainable Agriculture) and Jason Entsminger (Agricultural Business Management) to visit Smith Meadows...

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